James McQuilla 

James serves as the Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce President. 

James is a native of Sumter, South Carolina and is a graduate of The Citadel.  He has an extensive career encompassing corporate sales, executive management and business ownership.  He has also worked as an executive in the non-profit space and served on numerous boards and committees across the state of South Carolina.  His passion, however, is helping business owners and entrepreneurs reach their goals.  As the Orangeburg County Chamber President, he promotes a simple yet powerful philosophy.  “Success is simple if we work together”.

He can be reached at, 803-534-6821 or

Cary Hopkins
Director of Programs

Cary Hopkins serves as the Director of Programs for the Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce. 

Cary was born and raised in Orangeburg County. She attended Edisto High School and received her associate’s degree in Administrative Office in 2014 from Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College. When not at the Chamber, Cary enjoys traveling, shopping and spending quality time with her family and friends. Cary is excited about and looking forward to new opportunities of serving the community through the Chamber.

Contact Cary if you need information on:
            – Administrative Professionals Day Luncheon
            – Annual Banquet
            – Business EXPO
            – Legislative Breakfast
            – Festival of Roses
            – Chamber’s Cup Golf Tournament
            – Accounts Payable
            – Ribbon Cuttings
            – Christmas Parade
            – Educator of the Year

She can be reached by phone at, 803-534-6821 or email at